Robert Larsen serves as the Tahoe Science Advisory Council Program Officer. The Program Officer is responsible for overseeing the administration and management of state funds invested in TSAC, and for guiding the translation of science into action and policy. Working with the California Natural Resources Agency, the Nevada Department of Natural Resources, and the TSAC co-chairs, Mr. Larsen coordinates TSAC work plans, manages program contracts, and liaises between academic and agency partners. He has two decades of experience working with resource management partners in the Lake Tahoe region with an emphasis on storm water management, stream restoration, and water quality program development.
Alison Toy is the program coordinator of the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center and additionally became part of the administrative team for the Tahoe Science Advisory Council in 2016. Under the direction of the program officer and the co-chairs she performs a variety of specialized communication and administrative support duties. She is the council webmaster responsible for the construction and maintenance of the TSAC website. She is the board secretary responsible for internal and external support service and serves as contact/resource person for the council.